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  • Legalizing Marijuana is a Terrible Idea

    11/05/2017 3:15:14 PM PST · by Antoninus · 142 replies
    Gloria Romanorum ^ | 11/5/17 | Florentius
    It seems that many states, my home state of New Jersey included, are hell-bent on legalizing recreational use of cannabis. The arguments in favor of this, though loud and dominant in the media, are not particularly convincing. Most of the advocates tout the desire to legalize the drug so that the state can raise additional tax revenue off of the sales. Enhancing the ability of an over-bearing confiscatory high-tax state like New Jersey to extract even more revenue from its citizens is never going to be a compelling argument for me. Slightly better is the argument that legalizing the drug...
  • Fox News’ Best Show Features Jesse Watters and a Bunch of People I Like More Than Jesse Watters

    10/27/2017 8:31:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    Slate's Watching Fox blog ^ | October 27, 2017 | Justin Peters
    In an effort to ensure that this blog devoted to America’s foremost fair-and-balanced news network is itself fair and balanced, I have been trying to leaven my criticisms of Fox News with praise for those programs and personalities I actually enjoy. Nothing is all bad, after all, not even Fox News, and the network even airs some shows that might reasonably be described as good. One of those shows is The Five, the rowdy early-evening talk show that somehow manages to be consistently entertaining despite the involvement of Jesse Watters. The Five airs at 5 p.m. and features a five-person...
  • Hillary Claims She Didn’t Know About the Dossier – Posted 8 Tweets Related to Dossier

    10/27/2017 6:32:45 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 46 replies
    GP ^ | 10/27/17 | Christina Laila
    Hillary Clinton sent out 8 tweets about Trump’s relationship with Russia leading up to election day in anticipation of the release of the Russia dossier. She was preparing the public for the Russian narrative plot she had been working on with Fusion GPS and dossier author Christopher Steele. The FBI launched their Trump-Russia probe in late July of 2016. Per a Politico report from March of 2017: FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers Monday that his agency has been investigating possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian officials since last July. Shortly after the FBI launched a probe into Trump-Russia...
  • Study Finds 3 million Americans carry a loaded handguns

    10/26/2017 5:05:50 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 43 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/26/2017 | C Ingraham
    An estimated 3 million Americans carry a loaded handgun on themselves every day, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health. Researchers from the University of Washington, Harvard University and the University of Colorado conducted the National Firearms Survey in 2015. From the 4,000 U.S. adults who participated in the online survey, 1,500 of them were handgun owners. One significant question was asked how often they carried a loaded handgun when they were out of their homes. The objectives of the study were to “determine the frequency of loaded handgun carrying among US adult handgun...
  • Armed Attacker with Knife Flees after woman reveals her concealed carry Gun

    10/24/2017 5:05:51 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 13 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/24/2027 | D Smith
    After a man wielding a knife attacked and kidnapped a woman, she was able to grab her concealed carry gun and scare him off, probably saving her own life. Guns save lives. An Illinois woman probably saved her life from a knife wielding attacker when she was able to reach her concealed handgun. The woman had parked her car near a shopping mall in Moline when a man brandishing a knife jumped into her vehicle. She reportedly fought with the attacker as he entered her car, whereupon he slashed her arm and told her to drive to a rural area...
  • Man convicted in plot to behead blogger

    10/19/2017 7:50:58 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 20 replies
    San Jose Mercury ^ | October 18, 2017 | Alanna Durkin Richer
    A man who authorities say fell under the influence of the Islamic State group was convicted Wednesday of plotting to behead a conservative American blogger for organizing a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest. Jurors found David Wright guilty of all charges, including conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization and conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism transcending national boundaries. The 28-year-old from Everett, Massachusetts, faces up to life in prison when he’s sentenced in December. Federal officials called Wright’s conviction a victory for America in its fight against terrorism.
  • Young Guns: Quality Time Together

    10/17/2017 11:20:29 AM PDT · by w1n1
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/17/2017 | B Fawbush
    This is Baret Fawbush, here’s a short clip of him and his son spending some quality time together. Read the excerpt below on how he juggles training, spatial awareness, gun safety and its purpose into quality time with his child.. “Here’s my son Knox. He’s 4 years old. I REALLY want to get him into guns but the key is not to be forceful, so when he wants to go shooting with daddy, this is typically what we do. He stands behind me and holds on to me or just watches and tells me if I hit my target. You...
  • Epic Wild Hog shot in Thermal

    10/16/2017 4:54:46 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 27 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/16/2017 | E Nestor
    This invasive nuisance got some lead medicine, courtesy of high tech – a thermal-imaging scope. Brad Korando shared this action-packed video on Facebook. This is a wild hog that paid the ultimate price for gluttony. Sneaking into the woods at night, this hunter was well-armed for this hungry, invasive hog. A thermal-imaging scope caught the fat hog feeding on corn in the crosshairs. Then, one shot rings out, followed by another. A geyser of blood pours from this feral beast, and this guy caught it all on video. Wild hogs are invasive nightmares that cause destruction to both wildlife and...
  • World's Fastest Shooter vs Bump Fire Stock

    10/12/2017 5:21:53 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 17 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/12/2017 | D Zimmerman
    Ever since the Las Vegas shooting and Senator Diane Feinstein introduced her bill to ban bump fire stocks, claims have been made about the speed at which semi-automatic rifles can be made to fire while using these ATF-approved accessories. Defenders pointed out that in order to simulate full-auto fire, you don’t need a bump fire stock . . You can achieve the same rates of fire with a rubber band. Or a belt loop as seen on Youtube channels. But what many really wanted to see was someone with serious skills to fire an un-aided semi-auto AR to see what...
  • Why you never wear a Wedding Ring in a Deer Stand

    10/11/2017 8:44:43 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 25 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 10/11/2017 | C Bailey
    <p>Sitting in a 10-20 foot deer stand has some dangers, but don’t let this be one. Many people are married, and many of those people hunt. Word to the wise… buy a QALO ring, or just leave your wedding ring at home when in the stand.</p>
  • Would you Shoot a Buck Mounting a Doe?

    10/11/2017 7:11:37 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 48 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/11/2017 | C Raleigh
    Here’s a case many deer hunters have seen while hunting before having to make a split-second decision as to whether or not they should take this shot. Should you shoot a buck that’s clearly mounted on a doe or let it go? You make the call. Sporting men and women enjoy the fair chase and take the shot nature provides them. But sometimes, nature provides the unexpected shot. What would you do in this situation? Read the rest of the story and see the shoot a buck mounting a doe video here.
  • Revolvers: Ideal or Obsolete?

    10/06/2017 5:19:29 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 103 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/6/2017 | Chris Baker
    Are revolvers ideal or obsolete? This is somewhat less argued a question than the age old comparison of 9mm v .45 but still worthy of discussion. Lucky Gunner (Chris Baker) asked that question a couple weeks ago and we figured we’d share this with you. Short excerpt from the video: "The prevailing sentiment…was that the revolver are kind of like the every man gun. It should be the go-to firearm for the average civilian who wants something for personal protection and semi-autos are probably best reserved for more dedicated shooters. These two perspectives might seem pretty incompatible on the surface,...
  • Most Epic Elk Tumble

    10/05/2017 5:18:16 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 8 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/5/2017 | Vander Veen
    This giant elk takes epic tumble down the side of steep mountain. It’s rough country. That’s no secret. The hunters who successfully hunt elk are typically well-prepared for the fact that they will face some interesting terrain throughout their endeavors. That may involve spotting and stalking up and down the mountains of Colorado. It may involve spotting scopes and long-range shots in big sky of Montana. Heck, it could mean 20 degrees with a foot of snow one day and 70 degrees the next. Likely, it’ll fall somewhere in between all of those. For these hunters, it meant a long-range...
  • Winter flu warnings: Should I worry?

    09/17/2017 3:36:49 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 97 replies
    bbc.com ^ | September 13, 2017 | BBC
    NHS bosses are warning we should be braced for a bad flu season. They cite the experience of Australia and New Zealand, which have just gone through their winters. What happens there, they say, tends to be a good pointer to how flu spreads in the UK. How bad has it been in Australia and New Zealand? They've certainly had their worst flu season for a number of years. Like the UK, the past few winters have seen pretty low levels of flu circulating. But this winter it has been different. Figures up to the end of August - not...
  • Trump And The Battle With The Swamp

    09/17/2017 6:34:36 AM PDT · by gaggs · 23 replies
    President Trump is deep into his battle with the Swamp! The New Alt-Left and Elite Strategy To Undermine His Presidency – REPORT A LIE THAT WILL MAKE HIS BASE ANGRY. Anyone who voted for Trump and is paying attention knows he is playing an elaborate game of 4D chess with Washington’s Elite Swamp Creatures. To further elaborate I will like to remind you of a well-known story “The Parable of the Flood”. While reading that, also remember that nearly nobody among his supporters really wanted the piece of crap version of healthcare (Obamacare Lite) the Republican Elite came up with....
  • President Trump Denies Ryan And McConnell Their Precious Kabuki Dance

    09/07/2017 5:04:38 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 39 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | 9.7.2017 | David Blackmon
    So, President Trump did a snap-decision deal with San Fran Nan and Cryin’ Chuckie Schumer on the debt ceiling, the budget and a supplemental appropriation for FEMA on Wednesday, and Speaker Paul Ryan and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are reportedly mad as hell about it. There is only one word for this, and that is… GOOD. Think about it: You are the duly-elected President of the United States, a President who was elected to accomplish a very clear, specific set of goals on which you campaigned more tirelessly than any recent presidential candidate for 18 long months. Included in those...
  • MEET THE MUSLIM CONGRESSMAN W/ A STRANGLEHOLD ON AMERICA'S SAFETY AND SECURITY

    09/01/2017 5:43:06 AM PDT · by Liz · 52 replies
    Rep Andre Carson (Dem-Indiana) is a member of (A) the House Intelligence and (B) House Homeland Security Committees. Carson is also ranking member of the (C) House intelligence subcommittee on Emerging Threats, which oversees the (D) Office of the Director of National Intelligence. The subcommittee oversight extends to the (E) National Counterterrorism Center and (F) information-sharing programs. Rep Andre Carson (HAT TIP DANIEL GREENFIELD) Carson is the second Muslim in Congress and the first Muslim on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and, more critically, is the ranking member on its Emerging Threats Subcommittee. He is also a member...
  • CIA-Funded Washington Post Smears Indie Media For Covering DNC Fraud Lawsuit

    08/31/2017 4:38:27 AM PDT · by browniexyz · 16 replies
    Medium.com ^ | August 30, 2017 | Caitlin Johnstone
    The Washington Post, whose sole owner is both a CIA contractor and one of the wealthiest plutocrats of all time, has sent its Bezos-paid Ringwraiths after small independent reporters for having the temerity to talk about a lawsuit that had severe implications for the future of democracy in America. Back
  • Nuclear Worker: "Imminent flood coming"...

    08/28/2017 10:58:49 AM PDT · by Mrs.Z · 71 replies
    ENEnews ^ | 8-28-17 3:21 am ET | ENEnews
    Nuclear Worker: “Imminent flood coming” near nuke plant from Hurricane Harvey… “Potentially catastrophic”… Running out of food… Working tirelessly to manage problems… Area turned “upside down
  • R.kelly Comes After TMZ Over False Concert Report

    08/08/2017 7:41:21 AM PDT · by Timex247 · 15 replies
    Timex247 blog ^ | 08/0817 | Timex247
    R Kelly has denied canceled upcoming concerts scheduled as part of his After Party tour just weeks after doing the same over allegations of running a sex cult. The 50-year-old singer took to Instagram to share a short video to refute TMZ's Monday report that he had scuttled two shows in Louisiana, one in Dallas and another in Los Angeles. In the short clip he says: 'Yo what's up Mt. Pleasant, Michigan it's your boy Kells and I just want y'all to know that I'm five minutes away from your city, I'm ready to do my thing and I want...